During the first half of the 1980s, companies like Federal Express learned to fire employees on the basis of a single positive test despite a federal survey that found drug testing procedures to be in error at least twenty percent of the time.
There was a time not long ago when the idea of the government compelling any American citizen to take a random suspicionless drug test was unthinkable.
May 10, 2020 [DTN] Starting today, New York City employers will no longer require job applicants to submit to a marijuana drug test before they
Brain Scans Are Coming Up From Behind! Multiple companies announce a new era of drug testing that is designed to literally take your breath away…
[DTN] A Gallup Poll released at the end of 2019 reported that 66% of Americans now favor marijuana legalization. That’s up six points in the
The guy who sells me weed is a very smart dude, and when I told him that I had to take a drug test at
DTN (Aug. 30, 2019) The rate of positive drug tests in the American workplace shot up to a 14-year high in 2018, according to long-spinning
The drug test companies maintain that the reliability of their tests has improved dramatically over the last decade, but I’m not sure I believe that.
In the Board of Education v. Earls the U.S. Supreme Court expands suspicionless student drug testing for all students who wish to participate in any extracurricular activities
The U.S. Supreme Court approves an major expansion of suspicionless student drug testing mandating drug testing for all students who wish to participate in any
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 authorizes for the first time federal funds for school drug testing.
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, making this the first time legislation that authorizes federal funds that may be used for school drug testing
According to US News & World Report 20 to 25 million Americans are drug-tested annually in the United States. Although 8% of tests that come
Psychemedics introduced the PDT-90® personal drug testing service for parents who wanted to use hair-testing technology to test their children for drug use.
DATIA, The Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association, is founded with it stated mission to work closely with and influence key policy makers in Federal
Anheuser Busch, makers of Budweiser beer, Miller beer, and many other brands, begins a policy of drug-testing in the workplace
In a notable irony, Anheuser Busch, makers of Budweiser beer, [Miller beer], and many other brands, maintains a policy of drug-testing in the workplace. Urinalysis
The American Civil Liberties Union recommends Impairment Testing as a reasonable alternative to urinalysis and hair testing.
Realizing that an impairment-free standard must be maintained for certain professions involving public safety, the American Civil Liberties Union suggests an alternative to urinalysis and
Congress requires random drug testing for any U.S. Worker in safety sensitive positions
Corporate drug testing has burgeoned. Ninety-eight percent of the Fortune 200 companies have implemented some form of drug testing. However, a positive drug test still
The U.S. Supreme Court, citing the administrative search exception, finds a limited application of suspicionless government drug testing constitutional for the first time.
The United States Supreme Court, citing the administrative search exception, finds constitutional a Custom Service program requiring all Custom Service employees seeking promotions to certain
President Ronald Reagan issued Executive Order 12564 requiring federal agencies to institute urine testing programs for the purpose of creating ‘drug-free federal workplaces.’
The U.S. Court of Appeals, citing the administrative search exception, approve mass urinalysis procedures in the public workplace
The United State’s Third Circuit Court of Appeals, citing the administrative search exception, approved, for the first time, mass urinalysis procedures in the public workplace.
Werner Baumgartner pioneers a hair-testing technique to test for the presence of drugs. Whereas urinalysis can detect substances injested inj the last seventy-hours [except marijuana,
The U.S. Supreme Court allows an “administrative search exception” to the Fourth Amendment with regard to random drug testing of military personnel
The U.S. Supreme Court declared constitutional an “administrative search exception” to the Fourth Amendment [Committee for GI Rights v. Callaway 518 F. 2D 466, 474
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOukOqdudHk Acting on recommendations from the White House, the Pentagon prepares to random drug test soldiers returning from Vietnam. Since drug use is an infraction